Adobe XD Plugin

With Crowdin plugin for Adobe XD, you can use texts from Crowdin in your designs to save time for both designers and developers. These could include original or translated texts. If necessary, you can add new ones (e.g. dialogue titles, button labels) and send them to translators in Crowdin.

Варіанти використання

With Crowdin plugin for Adobe XD, you can:

  • Швидко генеруйте багатомовні нестандартні додатки.
  • Перекладіть макети та протестуйте їх різними мовами перед програмуванням.
  • Stop using ‘Lorem Ipsum’, add real texts from Crowdin to your prototypes instead.
  • Create and upload source strings from your designs to your Crowdin project. This way, uploaded strings could be used by developers, which reduces time spent on development.
  • Завантажте помічені скріншоти до свого проекту Crowdin.

Modes

Crowdin plugin for Adobe XD has two modes – Artboard mode and String mode.

Use the String mode when localizing UI and working on dynamic pages with your development and marketing teams. In this mode, you can add source strings from Crowdin to your designs in Adobe XD in a click. Як тільки тексти будуть використані в розробці, ви можете автоматично завантажувати помічені скріншоти для допомоги перекладачеві назад до Crowdin.

Use the Artboard mode to localize static pages, like brochures and banners. In this mode, you can send texts with context for translators to Crowdin and upload translated copies back to Adobe XD.

Adobe XD Plugin Overview

Installing Crowdin plugin for Adobe XD

  1. Sign in to Adobe XD.
  2. Navigate to Plugins > Discover plugins…
  3. Click Browse.
  4. Use the Search Plugins… field to find the Crowdin plugin for Adobe XD.
  5. Click Install.

Connecting Adobe XD with Crowdin Account

Setting up Crowdin Credentials

To specify your Crowdin credentials in Adobe XD, follow these steps:

  1. On the left panel, click Plugins > Crowdin for Adobe XD.
  2. Click .
  3. Вкажіть свій особистий токен доступу.
  4. Натисніть Зберегти.

To generate a new token in Crowdin, follow these steps:

  • Go to Account Settings > API tab, Personal Access Tokens section and click New Token.
  • Specify Token Name and click Create.

Selecting Crowdin project

To select the project you’d like to work with, click the dropdown menu, and select a project from the list. Later on, you can use the same dropdown menu to switch to another project if needed.

Using Source Strings from Crowdin in Adobe XD

  1. Open the Crowdin plugin for Adobe XD.
  2. In the String mode, use the Search field to find the specific copy.
  3. Select the text layer you want to add text to and click on the needed string.

Adding Source Strings from Adobe XD to Crowdin

  1. Open the Crowdin plugin for Adobe XD.
  2. In the String mode, click .
  3. In the appeared dialog, fill in the required fields and click Save. Adobe XD Plugin Add String

Sending Designs for Translation to Crowdin

You can send text for translation either from selected or all artboards from an Adobe XD file. Translators will be able to work with those texts in the list view and use designs as an additional context for even higher translation quality.

In Crowdin, a root folder Adobe XD plugin will be created. It will contain a subfolder named after your XD file with HTML files for each artboard inside. This folder can also contain a free-text.html file with texts not included in any of the artboards.

To send Adobe XD designs for translation, follow these steps:

  1. Open the necessary Adobe XD file.
  2. Go to Plugins > Crowdin for Adobe XD.
  3. In the Artboard mode, Adobe XD to Crowdin section, select content you’d like to upload to Crowdin. Choose All Artboards or Selected Artboards.

When the source files are uploaded to your Crowdin project, you can invite contributors to translate and proofread them. Read more about translation strategies.

Using Translations from Crowdin in Adobe XD

You can synchronize texts between Adobe XD and Crowdin projects whenever you want to test the translated copy inside Adobe XD or generate multilingual assets.

To upload translated copies to Adobe XD, follow these steps:

  1. Open the necessary Adobe XD file.
  2. Go to Plugins > Crowdin for Adobe XD.
  3. In the Artboard mode, Crowdin to Adobe XD section, select the target language you want to upload translations for. Ви також можете обрати Усі мови.
  4. Choose the content you want to preview in Adobe XD. Select All Artboards or Selected Artboards.

After uploading translations to Adobe XD, the modified file will contain a separate artboard with translations for each target language. Нещодавно завантажені перекладені версії не замінять версії, які ви завантажили раніше. Ви завжди можете видалити перекладені копії, які більше не потрібні.

Завантажте помічені скріншоти на Crowdin

  1. Open the Crowdin plugin for Adobe XD.
  2. In the String mode, use texts from the Crowdin project in your designs. Click to upload screenshots of the artboards that include the used texts.
  3. To update screenshots on Crowdin, click again.

To learn more, read the article Screenshots.

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